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AUTOMOTIVE IOT SECURITY CHALLENGE OVERVIEW The Automotive IoT Security Challenge AUTHENTICATION Verify the identity of each connection point within the automotive ecosystem. ENCRYPTION Encrypt data in transit to keep sensitive information confidential. INTEGRITY Ensure data and vehicle settings are not tampered with. How PKI Solves IoT Security Challenges The automotive industry is rapidly moving to connected cars. In fact, by 2020, 75 percent of cars shipped globally will have the ability to connect to the internet. 1 This trend presents a variety of benefits to both car manufacturers and drivers alike, including enhanced connection to the outside world, improved vehicle maintenance, over-the-air software updates, and the collection of automotive "big data", just to name a few. But the benefits of connected cars don't come without subsequent risks. Remote attacks like those demonstrated on both Ford and Jeep 2 vehicles have already proven that vulnerabilities in the security of the automotive ecosystem exist. Manufacturers must provide assurance of safety to the consumers buying their cars. The DigiCert Cloud Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) uses three critical security components to ensure connected vehicles are secure and drivers are safe. 1 The Connected Car Report, BI Intelligence, 2016 2 Hackers Remotely Kill a Jeep on the Highway–with me in it, Wired, 2016

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